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The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Repeal and disapplication

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Electromagnetic disturbance

    5. 5.Protection requirements

  3. PART II APPLICATION

    1. General application

      1. 6.Relevant apparatus

      2. 7.General conditions of application

    2. Modified application

      1. 8.Educational electronic equipment

      2. 9.Test apparatus

    3. Transitional exclusions

      1. 10.Apparatus supplied or taken into service before 28th October 1992

      2. 11.Transitional exclusion until 31st December 1995 of apparatus where the manufacturer opts to comply with such requirements as are in force in a member State on 30th June 1992

    4. General exclusions

      1. 12.Apparatus for export to a third country

      2. 13.Excluded installations

      3. 14.Spare parts

      4. 15.Supply to the authorised representative

      5. 16.Second-hand apparatus

      6. 17.Electromagnetically benign apparatus

    5. Specific exclusions

      1. 18.Apparatus for use in a sealed electromagnetic environment

      2. 19.Radio amateur apparatus

      3. 20.Military equipment

    6. Apparatus wholly covered by other Directives

      1. 21.Active implantable medical devices

      2. 22.Medical devices

    7. Apparatus partly covered by other Directives

      1. 23.Electrical Energy Meters

      2. 24.Spark-ignition engines of vehicles

      3. 25.Spark ignition engines of tractors

      4. 26.Non-automatic weighing instruments

      5. 27.Telecommunications terminal equipment

  4. PART III GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. 28.General duty for supply

    2. 29.General duty for taking into service

    3. 30.Requirements for supply

    4. 31.Conformity assessment requirements—the three routes to compliance

    5. 32.Presumption of conformity

    6. 33.The CE mark

    7. 34.EC declaration of conformity

    8. 35.Retention of documentation

  5. PART IV THE STANDARDS ROUTE TO COMPLIANCE

    1. 36.Application of Part IV

    2. 37.The standards route to compliance

    3. 38.Applicable EMC standards

    4. 39.Publication of reference numbers of standards

    5. 40.EC declaration of conformity pursuant to the standards route to compliance

  6. PART V THE TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION FILE ROUTE TO COMPLIANCE

    1. General

      1. 41.Application of Part V

      2. 42.Applicability of the technical construction file route to compliance

      3. 43.Technical construction files

      4. 44.The technical construction file route to compliance

      5. 45.Competent bodies

    2. United Kingdom competent bodies

      1. 46.Appointment

      2. 47.Eligibility and verification

      3. 48.Termination of appointment and transfer of functions

      4. 49.Power of competent body other than the Secretary of State to charge fees

      5. 50.Applications for technical reports and technical certificates

      6. 51.Limitations on duty to exercise functions

      7. 52.Contractors etc

      8. 53.Form of technical reports and technical certificates

      9. 54.Conditions of technical reports or technical certificates

      10. 55.Withdrawal of technical reports or technical certificates

      11. 56.Procedure where United Kingdom competent body is minded to make a decision unfavourable to the applicant

    3. EC declaration of conformity

      1. 57.EC declaration of conformity where conformity assessment requirements are complied with by reference to a technical construction file

    4. Final provisions

      1. 58.Interpretation of Part V

  7. PART VI THE EC TYPE-EXAMINATION ROUTE TO COMPLIANCEFOR RADIOCOMMUNICATION TRANSMISSION APPARATUS

    1. General

      1. 59.Application of Part VI

      2. 60.The EC type-examination route to compliance

      3. 61.Notified bodies

    2. United Kingdom notified bodies

      1. 62.Bodies and scope of authority

      2. 63.Power of CAA and BABT to charge fees

      3. 64.Applications for EC type-examination certificates

      4. 65.Limitations on duty to exercise functions

      5. 66.Contractors etc.

      6. 67.Conditions of EC type-examination certificates

      7. 68.Withdrawal of EC type-examination certificates

      8. 69.Procedure where United Kingdom notified body is minded to make a decision unfavourable to the applicant

    3. EC declaration of conformity

      1. 70.EC declaration of conformity for radiocommunication transmission apparatus

    4. Final provisions

      1. 71.Savings

      2. 72.Interpretation of Part VI

  8. PART VII ENFORCEMENT

    1. Enforcement authorities and powers

      1. 73.Enforcement authorities

      2. 74.Test purchases

      3. 75.Powers of search etc.

      4. 76.Provisions supplemental to regulation 75

      5. 77.Appeals against detention of apparatus

      6. 78.Prohibition notices

      7. 79.Suspension notices

      8. 80.Appeals against suspension notices

      9. 81.Power to require production of documents and information etc.

    2. Offences

      1. 82.Supplying or taking into service apparatus in contravention of regulation 28 or 29

      2. 83.Contravention of prohibition notice or suspension notice

      3. 84.False or misleading information

      4. 85.Misuse of the CE mark etc.

      5. 86.Obstruction etc of officers of enforcement authorities etc.

      6. 87.Failure to retain documentation

      7. 88.Defence of due diligence

      8. 89.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

      9. 90.Extension of time for bringing summary proceedings

      10. 91.Inference of condition of apparatus at time of supply or taking into service

    3. Powers of the court

      1. 92.Penalties

      2. 93.Power of the court to require matter to be remedied

      3. 94.Forfeiture: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      4. 95.Forfeiture: Scotland

      5. 96.Recovery of expenses of enforcement

  9. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 97.Restrictions on disclosure of information

    2. 98.Service of documents etc

    3. 99.Duty of enforcement authority to inform the Secretary of State of action taken

    4. 100.Savings for certain privileges

    5. 101.Savings for action taken under other enactments

  10. Signature

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Regulations under section 10 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Phenomena and effects which may be regarded as electromagnetic disturbance

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Specific descriptions of apparatus to which these Regulations apply

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The CE mark

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Minimum criteria for the assessment of United Kingdom competent bodies

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Descriptions of wireless telegraphy apparatus for which United Kingdom Notified Bodies and enforcement authorities which are United Kingdom Notified Bodies are authorised

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Prohibition notices

  12. Explanatory Note

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